Arab children who are the victims of the worst forms of child labour gathered to form the Children's Choir Against Child Labour. Under the leadership of conductor and composer Selim Sahhab, they carried their voices all the way to Lebanon's Presidential Palace.
It was the conflict in Tripoli in 2013 that awakened the members of Fighters for Peace to the danger of the past repeating itself, and of conflict and violence starting again. In 2017, they went back to Tripoli with a project titled ‘Roadmap to Reconciliation’. These interviews shed a light on the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of the people of Tripoli, from both sides of the conflict. [UNDP, Fighters for Peace]
Thousands of migrant workers fall victim to unethical recruitment practices every year, but the ILO believes fair recruitment is possible. This film charts the journey of the groundbreaking FAIR project, which aims to fairly recruit Nepali workers for the garment industry in Jordan. [International Labour Organization]
A group of ex-militia fighters from the Lebanese civil war gather to spread a message of peace. [British Council Lebanon]
A photo-reportage telling stories of migrant workers in Lebanon and Jordan coming together to create change. [International Labour Organization, Al Jazeera International]
The farmers of Lebanon's Northern region of Akkar try to overcome the challenges of the effect of the Syrian war. [International Labour Organization]
Host to hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the war in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon has witnessed a rise in child labour in recent years. [International Labour Organization]
Directed and presented this story about trash taking over Lebanon, and a theatre group trying to raise awareness about the crisis. [Earthrise - Al Jazeera International]
Migrant workers in Beirut gather for a cricket tournament, hitting out at discrimination. [International Labour Organization]
A film about Tunis, seen through my eyes, during a two-day trip. [Tunis Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts]
Testimonies of former fighters from the Lebanese civil war who have undergone a transformation into Fighters for Peace. [Fighters for Peace NGO, UNDP]
Writing on culture, nature and travel in Lebanon.
A journey to look for sharks in the world's busiest waterway. [Al Jazeera International]